The former Eternal Fiancee’, now newly-minted wife, is a huge fan of The Band and since meeting her the Skeptical Cardiologist’s appreciation for this special rock band has blossomed. When
Unless you live in Texas you will have to pay out of pocket for a coronary artery calcium (CAC) scan. Insurers and Medicare won’t pay a dime for this simple test
Because uncontrolled high blood pressure (hypertension) is a well-documented risk factor for stroke, heart attack, and heart failure I discuss it a lot on this site and with my patients.
The skeptical cardiologist has started taking Tuesdays off more or less. Whereas I used to spend this day deep in the bowels of the hospital in a darkened room viewing
The skeptical cardiologist was quite enthusiastic about AliveCor’s Kardia Band for Apple Watch upon its release late in 2017. I was able to easily make high fidelity, medical grade ECG recordings
Supporters of vegetarian/ultra low fat diets like to claim that there is solid scientific evidence of the cardiovascular benefits of their chosen diets. To buttress these claims they will cite
Anthony C. Pearson M.D., F.A.C.C. is a cardiologist, musician, writer and a regular columnist at MedPage Today